A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Joseph Y Burke -


Joseph Y Burke, Son of William Henry and Johanna Clara Burke, of Strand, Ryde, Isle of Wight.
Not commemorated on the Ryde World War II Memorial

Service details

Warrant Officer (Nav.) 1281933 Joseph Y Burke, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reseve

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :18 March 1944
Where buried or commemorated :Hanover War Cemetery, Germany
Aircraft :DH Mosquito Mk.IV DZ647 P3-B of 692 Sqn
Crew :
Pilot :F/O J C Leithead, RCAFCWGC record ...

The aircraft took off from RAF Graveley at 20.02 hrs for a bombing raid over Frankfurt, but was shot down by German night fighters near Hanover.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth


Site designed by Community Internet Services